Anime | Winter releases 2023

As many of you will know, the year 2022 is coming to an end, and the winter season is upon us. The year 2023 begins and with it comes many promising new anime and long-awaited seasons, so without further ado…

These are the winter releases!

Plunderer


Genre: Action, Fantasy
Studio: GEEKTOYS
Release Date: January 2023

Humanity is controlled by numbers. Every human that is born has a counter and it will go up by any action, including talking about the taste of food and walking. If the account reaches zero, they can disappear.

Pet

Genre: Action, supernatural, mystery, seinen, psychological
Studio: Geno Studio
Release date: January 6, 2023

In this universe, people have the ability to infiltrate the minds of others and manipulate their memories. These people may lose themselves in the process, and due to the fear they generate in the population, they are called “pet”.

Kyoko Suiri

Genre: Mystery, comedy, demons, supernatural, shonen, romance
Studio: Brain’s Base
Release date: January 11, 2023

At the age of 11, Kotoko Iwanaga was kidnapped by a monster for two weeks, asking her to become a mediator between the spirit world and the human world. Six years later, whenever a youkai wants her problems solved, they turn to Kotoko for a consultation.

Darwin’s Game

Genre: Action, Super Powers, Shounen, School.
Studio: Nexus
Release date: January 3, 2023

Darwin’s Game tells the story of Sudo Kaname, who accepts a request for a mobile game that turns out to be much darker than expected.

Somali to Mori no Kamisama

Genre: Fantasy, adventure, slice of life
Studio: Satelight
Release date: January 9, 2023

In a world where humans are almost extinct and it is normal to see goblins, ghouls and supernatural creatures, the encounter between a human girl and a Golem changes everything.

Dorohedoro

Genre: Action, comedy, horror, seinen, supernatural
Studio: MAPPA
Release date: January 12, 2023

The plot focuses on Caiman, a boy who does not remember who he was after being transformed by a sorcerer. This transformation left him with the head of a reptile and the desire to discover the truth about who he really is.

Infinite Dendrogram

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Games
Studio: NAZ
Release Date: January 9, 2023

It’s the year 2043, and everyone who was waiting for the famous Infinite Dendrogram game will finally be able to get their hands on it. This revered game claims to include the sensation of all five senses along with its virtual reality immersion. Now, what will our protagonist discover in such a realistic virtual universe?

Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Gaiden

Genre: Magic, Drama, Action
Studio: SHAFT
Release Date: January 4, 2023

Iroha Tamaki goes to Kamihama in search of her lost little sister, Ui, with the help of other magical girls.

Nekopara

Genre: Comedy
Studio: Felix Film
Release date: January 9, 2023

The story tells of the life of a man and his six kittens, who help him run a coffee shop.

Ishuzoku Reviewers

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy
Studio: Passione
Release date: January 2023

In Ishuzoku Reviewers we will follow great warriors as they introduce us to different girls, with different opinions and show us that the fantasy world may not be that different from ours.

22/7

Genre: Musical, School
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Release date: January 4, 2023

The story follows the life of some idols from a school in their constant struggle to get ahead.

Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shoumei Shitemita

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Studio: Zero-G
Release Date: January 10, 2023

The story follows a couple of scientists who do not dare to accept that they are in love, but prefer to prove it scientifically by doing absurd experiments and tests.

Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun

Genre: School, Supernatural.
Studio: Lerche
Release date: January 9, 2023

In the Kamome school, it is said that there is a spirit inside the bathroom of the old building that can grant a wish if you invoke it. However, this is the girls’ bathroom, and everyone is shocked to discover that Hanako-san’s spirit is in fact a boy.

Oshi ga Budoukan Ittekuretara Shinu

Genre: Comedy, Musical, Seinen
Studio: 8bit
Release date: January 9, 2023

An obsessive fan of her idol follows her until her beloved manages to perform at the Budokan, a major entertainment venue in Tokyo.

Runway de Waratte

Genre: Drama, School, Slice of life,
Studio: Ezo’la
Release date: January 10, 2023

Fujito Chiyuki is an aspiring catwalk model, but due to her short stature, her dreams will be hard to come true.

Itai no wa Iya nanode Bougyo Ryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi
Studio: SILVER LINK
Release date: January 2023

Kaede Honjou doesn’t know how to play MMOs, but when a friend invites her over, since she doesn’t want to get hurt, she allocates all of her starting points to her character’s defense profile, becoming a nearly indestructible tank.

Natsunagu!

Genre: Slice of life, Drama
Studio: N/A
Release date: January 2023

The anime is intended to support the reconstruction efforts of Kumamoto Prefecture after the earthquakes that occurred in April 2016.

Koisuru Asteroid

Genre: Slice of life, School, Comedy
Studio: Doga Kobo
Release date: January 3, 2023

The story takes us into the daily lives of high school girls who are members of the astronomy and geology club.

Hate Illusion

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, Ecchi
Studio: Children’s Playground Entertainment
Release Date: January 2023

Shiranui Makoto wants to learn about magic, and due to strange incidents in Tokyo, she ends up under the protection of her friend Kana, nicknamed Hatena.

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen

Genre: Action, School, Demons, Fantasy, Adventure
Studio: Studio DEEN
Release date: January 7, 2023

Orphen wants to get back his friend Azalea who has turned into the fearsome dragon “Bloody August”. To do this he must master the great power of the mystical sword “Valthanders”.

Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na!

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, School, Seinen
Studio: Science SARU
Release date: January 5, 2023

Three strangers embark on a mission to create the best anime ever.

Six Dragons

Genre: Adventure, Seinen, Fantasy
Studio: Polygon Pictures
Release date: January 8, 2023

Queen Zaza’s crew is on a mission to kill the dragons…and eat them.

Boku no Tonari ni Ankoku Hakaishin ga Imasu

Genre: Slice of life, Comedy, School, Josei
Studio: EMT²
Release date: January 11, 2023

Seri Koyuki just wants a normal life, but her best friend, Kabuto, has other ideas… and a second personality that could be dismissed as evil.

A3! Season Spring & Summer

Genre: Musical, School
Studio: PAWORKS x Studio 3Hz
Release date: January 13, 2023

The game it is based on features four sets of male characters, each themed around a particular season.

ARP Backstage Pass

Genre: Music
Studio: Dynamo Pictures
Release date: January 13, 2023

ARP is a group of idols who give live performances, which include singing, dancing, and interactive conversation with the audience in real time using augmented reality.

Uchitama?! ~Uchi no Tama Shirimasenka~?

Genre: Slice of life
Studio: MAPPA x Lapin Track
Release date: January 9, 2023

Anime based on an original story.

number24

Genre: Sport, School
Studio: PRA
Release date: January 8, 2023

The young Natsusa entered the university with the infallible plan of becoming the ace of the rugby club, but when he enters to study, he is not able to play.

Housekishou Richard Shi no Nazo Kantei

Genre: Mystery
Studio: Shuka
Release date: January 2023

A jeweler and a student solve mysteries using the psychological knowledge tied to jewels.

Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga

Genre: Comedy, History, Seinen, Slice of life
Studio: Studio Pierrot
Release date: January 2023

The famous Oda Nobunaga dies in Honnōji, just like in the historical event. However, in this new interpretation, he is reincarnated in present-day Japan as a cute little dog named Cinnamon Takeda Shingen, and other warlords will eventually join him, as dogs of other breeds.

Hualing Babies☆Petit

Genre: Comedy, Slice of life
Studio: Fukushima Gaina
Release date: January 2023

The anime will focus on a group of young girls and their struggle as they aspire to become Hula Girls.

Rebirth

Genre: Comedy, Slice of life, Musical
Studio: LIDEN FILMS
Release date: January 5, 2023

The series will revolve around a team of 12 students who love playing the Rebirth For You trading card game.

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki (Temporada 2)

Genre: Comedy, Slice of life, School
Studio: Saetta
Release date: January 5, 2023

Yatogame is a girl who speaks the Nagoya dialect. The manga focuses on cultural differences in Aichi Prefecture.

BanG Dream! (Season 3)

Genre: Musical, School
Studio: Sanzigen
Release date: January 2023

Third season of the anime BanG Dream!

Go-Toubun No Hanayome (Temporada 2)

Genre: Harem, Romantic Comedy
Studio: Tezuka Productions
Release Date: January 2023

Temporada dos de Go-Toubun No Hanayome.

Isekai Quartet (Temporada 2)


Genre: Isekai, Comedy
Studio: Studio Puyukai
Release date: January 2023

A crossover between Overlord , KonoSuba , Re:Zero , and Youjo Senki . This time the protagonists of the anime Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari will be included.

Haikyuu!! TO THE TOP (Temporada 4)

Genre: Sport, Shonen, School
Studio: Production IG
Release date: January 10, 2023

Fourth season of the sports series Haikyuu!! . It tells the story of Hinata Shouyo, a volleyball enthusiast who in his last year of elementary school decides to win the championship with his classmates, but is defeated by the so-called “king of the court”, Tobio Kageyama. Having missed out on him, he joins the Karasuno High School volleyball team, only to find out that his rival Kageyama has also joined the same team.

Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T (Temporada 3)

Genre: Action, Super Powers, School
Studio: JC Staff
Release Date: January 10, 2023

Tercera temporada de Toaru Kagaku no Railgun .

Films

Made in Abyss: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei

Genre: Sci-fi, Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy
Studio: Kinema Citrus
Release date: January 17, 2023

Sequel film to the anime Made in Abyss.

Kyochuu Rettou

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Adventure
Studio: Passione
Release date: January 10, 2023

Mutsumi Oribe and her classmates go on a school trip and their plane crashes, landing them on an island full of giant insects.

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna

Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Studio: Yumeta Company
Release date: February 21, 2023

The film is set five years after the Digimon Adventure tri series. taking place in the year 2010.

Shirobako

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Studio: PAWorks
Release date: February 29, 2023

Continuation film of the anime Shirobako , which follows Aoi Miyamori, the production assistant at an animation studio.

High School Fleet

Genre: Action, Military, School
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Release date: January 18, 2023

Companion film to the High School Fleet anime .

Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai – The Clouds Gather

Genre: Mafia, Drama
Studio: GRIZZLY
Release date: February 18, 2023

Yashiro is a Yakuza who has sworn never to meddle in the lives of his employees, much less get involved with them. Unfortunately, he finds his new bodyguard Doumeki irresistible, and together they begin a shady love affair that will go nowhere.

On-Gaku: Our Sound

Genre: Music, Slice of life
Studio: unknown
Release date: January 2023

It tells the story of young people who aspire to be professional musicians.